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The Caves of Cappadocia

Here's a very interesting look at the caves of Cappadocia (in Turkey), where Christians hid during times of great persecution. This is amazing.  But it would be a real bummer if you had claustrophobia and had to live in such a place for days on end. Click here: Derinkuyu, the mysterious underground city of Turkey | Corner Mystery

This photo essay of aging celebrities is a powerful reminder of our fallen nature and how life in the fast lane takes a toll.  I think it is time for Tom Jones and Tina Turner to retire.  Click here: Aging disgracefully | Metromix South Florida

According to funeral homes, the new craze is to be buried with your iPod or cell-phone.  It seems to me that one the great blessings in being absent from the body and present with the Lord is to finally be rid of such things.  Click here: Bury me with my cell phone - Computers-

The cat did it.  And it wasn't an accident.  Click here: Man: Cat shot me by mistake -

Reader Comments (12)

Some have aged gracefully. Some, not. Madonna, for one, lately looks a bit, ummmm, leathery.
December 17, 2008 | Unregistered Commenter"lee n. field"
Some of those celebs in the pics actually look better now than they did in the past. Alice Cooper is one who looks better than he did 20 years ago.
December 17, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJim Vellenga
LOL about the aging celebrities. Have you seen Micky Rourke lately? Shivvvers!!!
December 17, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSusan Vader
One who has aged gracefully and presents himself realistically is Clint Eastwood. Here is a man not afraid to look his age and take parts in films accordingly. His latest stint in Gran Torino shows that he is still in the top of his game.
However, I don't think that can be said for Tom Jones. Ouch!
December 17, 2008 | Unregistered Commentermatt holst
Wow.........thats sobering isn't it.
December 17, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterplw
I agree Matt. Dirty Harry is still great.

He also has two of the great quotes, which I use all of the time. "A man has got to know his limitations." And, "He's a legend in his own mind."
December 17, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLloyd
When Keith Richards fell out of a tree and sustained head injuries,the doctors were worried that he might have permanent brain damage!! Who could tell the difference-given his life of drug and alcohol abuse!!
December 17, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterwayne
ACK! My eyes....Someone should tell Mr. RIchards it's too late for makeup.
December 17, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterhb
Nobody ages gracefully. Look in the mirror. The outward man is perishing, and If you live long enough every shred of your dignity will be stripped from you. You'll forget about Keith Richards when you're peeing your own pants. God looks not on the outward man but on the heart, and we should too.

grace & peace
Chris Lee
December 18, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterChris Lee
I'm surprised this montage of aging celebs didn't include Kenny Rogers....I'm not a fan of his music but have you seen pictures of him? His face is so stretched if he cracked a smiled he 'd bleed.
December 18, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCharles S
Chris Lee,

"God looks not on the outward man but on the heart, and we should too."

1. God looking at my heart is not comforting. God looking at Jesus is though.

2. How are finite creatures supposed to do what only the infinite God can? Yours seems a recipie for upturning inward stones. I'll stick with appearances, thanks.
December 18, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLibrary blogger
If you're going to look on appearances you will be doing precisely what the Lord told Samuel not to do. 1Sam 16 is pretty clear- we are called to use discernment and see the spiritual reality of things and not make judgments according to human wisdom. (In Samuel's case, he assumed "Bigger is better.") In my comment the point is also pretty clear- there's more to a person than the outward flesh.... thank you.
December 19, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterChris Lee

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